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Background: Teak, a member of the Lamiaceae family, produces one of the most expensive hardwoods in the world. High demand coupled with deforestation have caused a decrease in natural teak forests, and future supplies will be reliant on teak plantations. Hence, selection of teak tree varieties for...

Author(s)
Zhao DongYan; Hamilton, J. P.; Bhat, W. W.; Johnson, S. R.; Godden, G. T.; Kinser, T. J.; Boachon, B.; Dudareva, N.; Soltis, D. E.; Soltis, P. S.; Hamberger, B.; Buell, C. R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Gigascience, 2019, 8, 3, pp giz005
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Leishmaniasis is an infectious disease caused by a protozoan belonging to Leishmania genus. Different clinical outcomes can be observed depending on the parasite species and patient's health condition. The outcomes can range from single cutaneous lesions to lethal visceral form. The treatment of...

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Santos, B. M.; Bezerra-Souza, A.; Aragaki, S.; Rodrigues, E.; Umehara, E.; Lago, J. H. G.; Laurenti, M. D.; Ribeiro, S. P.; Passero, L. F. D.
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2019, 2019, 8780914,
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Understanding the protein–ligand interaction is a fundamental step for drug discovery in numerous pharmaceutical enterprises. The integration of computational and experimental process can reduce the time and cost for the advancement of novel medications. Molecular docking is one of the modern drug...

Author(s)
Das, D. R.; Dhanesh Kumar; Pravind Kuma; Dash, B. P.
Publisher
Open Science Publishers LLP, Gwalior, India
Citation
Journal of Applied Biology and Biotechnology, 2020, 8, 1, pp 105-116
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The families Lamiaceae and Verbenaceae comprise several closely related species that possess high morphological synapomorphic traits. Hence, there is a tendency of species misidentification using only the morphological characters. Herein, we evaluated the discriminatory power of the universal DNA...

Author(s)
Oyebanji, O. O.; Chukwuma, E. C.; Bolarinwa, K. A.; Adejobi, O. I.; Adeyemi, S. B.; Ayoola, A. O.
Publisher
Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru, India
Citation
Journal of Biosciences, 2020, 45, 96, pp (9 July 2020)
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There has been long taxonomic debate on mulberry species (genus Morus) because the classification of mulberry species has relied on morphological characteristics. Although attempts for classifying mulberry species using molecular markers have been performed, phylogenetic relationships among diploid ...

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Muhonja, L.; Yamanouchi, H.; Yang, C.; Kuwazaki, S.; Yokoi, K.; Kameda, T.; Sezutsu, H.; Jouraku, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Gene, 2020, 726,
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Objective: The study aimed to collect data about natural products that are traditionally used for controlling insects that are harmful to human health. Methodology and results: Investigation was undertaken in the departments of Sangha, in the north (LĂ©koumou, Niari) and Kouilou in the south of the...

Author(s)
Bertin, M.; Vital, M.
Publisher
Elewa Biosciences F.a.C.T. Ltd, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Journal of Applied Biosciences, 2020, 148, pp 15209-15217
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Natural products (NPs) isolated from bacteria have dramatically advanced human society, especially in medicine and agriculture. The rapidity and ease of genome sequencing have enabled bioinformatics-guided NP discovery and characterization. As a result, NP potential and diversity within a complex...

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Blair, P. M.; Land, M. L.; Piatek, M. J.; Jacobson, D. A.; Lu, T. Y. S.; Doktycz, M. J.; Pelletier, D. A.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
mSystems, 2018, 3, 5, pp e00045-18
Abstract

Extensive research during last 2 decades has revealed that most drugs discovered today, although costs billions of dollars for discovery, and yet they are highly ineffective in their clinical response. For instance, the European Medicines Agency has approved 68 anti-cancer drugs, and out of which...

Author(s)
Kunnumakkara, A. B.; Kishore Banik; Devivasha Bordoloi; Choudhary Harsha; Sailo, B. L.; Ganesan Padmavathi; Roy, N. K.; Gupta, S. C.; Aggarwal, B. B.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2018, 9, August, pp 686
Abstract

Aquilaria Lam. is an important group of trees that produce agarwood, which is widely used for manufacturing medicine, perfumes and incense. The members of the genus Aquilaria are close to being extinct due to illegal harvesting and are now protected in many countries. In this study, five DNA...

Author(s)
Feng TingTing; Li QiWei; Wang YesHeng; Qiu SiMin; He MengLing; Zhang WeiMin; Dong Jun; Zhu Shuang
Publisher
Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Holzforschung, 2019, 73, 6, pp 517-523
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Withania coagulans Dunal, belonging to the family Solanaceae, is a small bushy shrub which is widely spread in South Asia. The plant is commonly known as 'Indian cheese maker' or 'paneer dodi' due to its milk coagulating characteristics of the fruits. In traditional system of medicine, different...

Author(s)
Pramanick, D. D.; Srivastava, S. K.
Publisher
Bioscience Discovery, Jalna, India
Citation
Bioscience Discovery, 2015, 6, 1, pp 6-13

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